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Fighting Iraqi Oil Fires

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Fighting Iraqi Oil Fires

Fighting Iraqi Oil Fires

Fighting Iraqi Oil Fires

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Should there be armed conflict in Iraq, the aftermath may include extinguishing fires in Iraq's oil wells. Mike Miller, a private contractor involved in putting out fires in Kuwait after Desert Storm, is concerned that the job will be far more difficult this time. There are more land and oil wells with which to contend and less water and money with which to fight the problem.

Guest:

Mike Miller
*Firefighter from Calgary, Canada
*Involved in the complete process of putting out fires in Kuwait after Desert Storm